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ISLAMABAD - In line with Pakistan’s commitment under the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, the government is all set to launch Trade Information Portal of Pakistan (TIPP) in March 2022.
ISLAMABAD - An extraordinary week at Expo 2020 Dubai, packed with performances and high-profile visits, has seen the number of weekly visits pass the one million mark for the first time since the site opened over 19 weeks ago, climbing to a total of 13,457,400 as of February 14.
ISLAMABAD - Yerzhan Kistafin, Ambassador of Kazakhstan said that a business delegation of his country was coming to Pakistan in the last week of February this year to meet with Pakistani counterparts and tap business opportunities in the Pakistan’s market.
ISLAMABAD - The sale of motorbikes and three wheelers in the country has witnessed a decrease of 1.
PESHAWAR - The Livestock Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has decided to reopen and rehabilitate 1,800 poultry farms, closed due to unstable prices of the chicken meat in the province.
ISLAMABAD - Exchange rate of the Pakistan rupee weakened by 30 paisas against the US dollar in the interbank trading on Tuesday and closed at Rs175.
ISLAMABAD - The KSE 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) turned around and witnessed bullish trend on Tuesday, gaining 87.
Tokyo - Japan’s economy rebounded to grow 1.
LAHORE - High Commissioner of Maldives to Pakistan, HE Ms Farzana Zahir has said that Maldives is looking to diversify the sources of construction materials imports including cement and steel coupled with the increasing demand for Halal food products.
LAHORE-Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) on Tuesday approved six development schemes of various sectors with an estimated cost of Rs35,176.
Lahore - A formal MoU was signed between Fatima Fertilizer and the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Agriculture Department) on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at a local hotel in Peshawar.
SIALKOT - Charge d’Affaires of High Commissioner of Malaysia to Pakistan Deddy Faisal Ahmad has said that there are vast opportunities for bilateral trade between Pakistan and his country.
LAHORE - Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s concern, voiced over losses caused by dearth of dams, and urged the government to allocate adequate funds for construction of much-needed reservoirs in the Federal Budget 2022-23.
The federal government on Tuesday dropped a major bombshell on the people by increasing the price of petrol by Rs12.
Amidst increased demand for the United States (US) dollar, the Pakistani rupee continued to post losses against the greenback in the interbank market on Tuesday.
Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin said here on Tuesday that the government intended to announce relief package for the middle, lower middle and salaried class within days to help them cope with the current wave of inflation.
Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Reza Baqir said Tuesday that owing to the revolutionary initiatives introduced by the central bank, the e-banking transactions were recorded at around $500 billion during the last fiscal year (2020-21).
ISLAMABAD - The price of 24 karat per tola decreased by Rs50 and was traded at Rs126,400 on Monday against its sale at Rs126,450 the previous day.
Hong Kong - Asian markets fell and oil prices rallied on Monday after the United States warned Russia could attack Ukraine within days as diplomatic efforts to prevent a war appeared to fail, while fears over inflation were also keeping traders on edge.
ISLAMABAD - The KSE 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed bearish trend on Monday, losing 435.
ISLAMABAD - Exchange rate of the Pakistan rupee weakened by 77 paisa against the US dollar in the interbank trading on Monday and closed at Rs175.
LAHORE - The Bank of Punjab (BOP), one of the leading financial institutions with a network of 662 branches across Pakistan, signed a partnership agreement with PSL franchise Lahore Qalandars in January 2022 where BOP is their exclusive banking partner during the 3 years term of the agreement.
ISLAMABAD - A 19-member delegation of Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) arrived here on Monday to explore trade opportunities between the two brotherly neghbouring countries.
ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin on Monday has directed the Ministry of Industries and Production to expedite the process for building strategic reserves of sugar in the country to maintain stability in prices in future.
Tokyo - Japanese conglomerate Toshiba said on Monday it would hold an extraordinary meeting of shareholders on March 24 to vote on its plan to spin off its devices unit.
ISLAMABAD - National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue on Monday has deferred four important bills including ‘The Fiscal Responsibility and Debt Limitation (Amendment) Bill, 2021’ for further discussion.
Islamabad - The Law Division, while opposing the Discos policy of disconnecting electricity in the high-loss making areas, has said that to punish the entire locality because of electricity thieves is the violation of basic human rights as according to law; bill payers cannot be treated on the same grounds as non-payers.
Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has recommended Rs 8.
The price of Gold has started declining after previous surge.
ISLAMABAD - New SME policy will catalyse economic activities and strengthen national economy besides providing impetus to educated youths to launch their businesses in addition to generating ample jobs opportunities.
ISLAMABAD - Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib said on Sunday that after the construction of Tarbela Dam, now Prime Minister Imran Khan was constructing ten big dams in Pakistan which would enable the country to generate cheap power.
Lahore - Following the success of its groundbreaking partnership for the past four years, TCL -- Pakistan’s No 1 LED TV brand -- and Peshawar Zalmi -- one of the leading sports franchises -- has entered into its fifth consecutive year.
Paris - Soaring energy prices have brought massive profits to oil majors -- along with fierce criticism from environmentalists and politicians at a time when consumers are left with rising bills.
New York - Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk often touts the arrival of completely autonomous vehicles as imminent, but exactly how close that future is for the electric automaker remains murky.
BEIJING - China’s top securities regulator has unveiled revised provisions of the Stock Connect programme between domestic and overseas stock exchanges to expand its scope.
Riyadh - Saudi Arabia has moved four percent of Aramco shares worth $80 billion in the world’s biggest oil exporter to the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund, authorities said on Sunday.
ISLAMABAD - The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) on Sunday hinted at holding a trade conference in Indonesia in coming months to enhance the business and trade cooperation between the two potential trade partners to connect with the global value chain.
Domestic per tola price of gold soared by Rs1,150 in Pakistan on Sunday.
ISLAMABAD - National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Saturday approved the hike of Rs3.
ISLAMABAD - Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan Niazi, Prime Minister AJK, Saturday said that Azad Kashmir offered plenty of investment opportunities in tourism, mines & mineral, hydel power and other sectors and urged that investors of Islamabad should capitalize on these potential opportunities while his government would fully facilitate them.
ISLAMABAD - The exports of spices from the country witnessed an increase of 26.
LAHORE - The All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan to promote trade links through exchanges of business delegations for nurturing closer understanding between Pakistan and Kazakhstan.
ISLAMABAD - The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) based weekly inflation for the week ended on February 10, for the combined consumption group, witnessed decrease of 0.
KARACHI PR - A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between IoBM and the Presidential Initiative for Artificial Intelligence & Computing (PIAIC) on Saturday.
KARACHI PR - State Life has celebrated a remarkable milestone: its 50th years launch event.
LAHORE - The business community has warned that continuous borrowing from IMF was the primary reason of high inflation, which would hurt economic growth in the country.
ISLAMABAD - Apart from Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, other three provincial governments have once again failed to utilise their budgets, which resulted in massive budget surplus and helped the federal government in controlling its fiscal deficit.
ISLAMABAD - Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Pakistan, Adam Mulawarman Tugio has said that Pakistani businessmen should play their due role in promoting trade and investment in emerging Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) markets like Indonesia.
LAHORE PR - Beaconhouse National University observed its sixteenth convocation on Saturday at Tarogil Campus, Raiwind Road, Lahore.
KARACHI - The Businessmen Panel (BMP) of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry has asked the government to announce incentives and attractive package for overseas Pakistanis to enhance the volume of foreign inflows, as the remittances have fallen by 5 percent year-on-year to $2.